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vein of lateral recess of fourth ventricle


Definition: a small vein originating in the cerebellar tonsil, coursing by the lateral recess of the fourth ventricle on its way to terminate in the petrosal vein.

Synonym(s): vena recessus lateralis ventriculi quartiTA

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